Third leg of Arunachal Rising campaign launched

Third-leg-of-Arunachal-Rising-campaign-launched

KOLORIANG | January 23, 2019: Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Tuesday launched the third leg of Arunachal Rising campaign here in presence of MoS Home Kiren Rijiju, local MLA Pani Taram and other dignitaries.

Chief Minister on the occasion dedicated the Paniasang administrative circle, 2x500kw Payu MHS, district museum, district court, Chera Talo district hospital, office of the superintendent of police, mega water treatment plant, working women hostel, rural works department sub-division at Patuk and Govt Secondary School at Nikja. He also laid foundation for an Industrial Training Institute and fire station.

Chief Minister in his public speech commended the appreciable work done by the local MLA in his tenure and assured that after the new government is formed after the 2019 election to conduct the first development meeting here. He further assured to take up all public demands for infrastructure development in the Kurungkumey district such as Advanced Landing Ground, mega hydro at Kuru River, multipurpose stadium and a ring road for Koloriang town with promise to fulfill it as early as possible. Chief Minister on the occasion informed that a new Kendriya Vidyalaya for the District has also been cleared by the centre.

Chief Minister on the occasion said it is our responsibility to take Kurungkumey district ahead in all development sphere. He said due to lack of infrastructure development in the district, there has been wave of migration of population towards state capital Itanagar for want of better living conditions. He said in coming days the state government will give development push in the district in such a way that it will stop distress migration and will start reverse flow of migration towards the district.

Chief Minister on the occasion also took note of the regular absence of heads of department, government officers and officials from the district. He requested the deputy commissioner to take strict disciplinary actions against such erring officers.

Chief Minister also on the occasion promised to raise honourarium for Gaon Burahs, ASHA workers and Angandwadi workers by bringing the matter in the cabinet for discussion. Further he promised to create more number of teachers posts exclusively for SSA teachers for their batch wise regularisation. He said the state government had earlier created about 400 teachers post for SSA teachers.

ARUNACHAL RISING CAMPAIGN AT NACHO

Chief Minister Pema Khandu arrived at Nacho on Tuesday on his maiden visit here accompanied by MoS Home Kiren Rijiju for the launch of third leg of Arunachal Rising campaign.

Speaking at a public function, Chief Minister said people of Arunachal are largely unaware of govt programmes and policies and hence they fail to avail benefits from such programmes. He said to bridge the gap between the government and the people, a Jan Sampark Abhiyan has been started under the banner of Arunachal Rising campaign. He said the campaign has covered all parts of eastern district and is currently covering the central and western areas of the state. He said under the campaign, Sarkar Aapke Dwar has been launched and the deputy commissioners have been carrying out the outreach programme to inform the people about govt policies and programmes including providing on spot services to the people. He said till date more than 3 lakhs beneficiaries have benefitted from the SAD camp.

Chief Minister said due to rigrous campaign under SAD camp, more and more people are now aware of the govt policies and programmes. He said the purpose of the government is not to work in close doors but to provide maximum benefit to its people by reaching out to them.

Governor visits Darak Circle

Governor visits Darak Circle

Ensure that fund provided for development programmes are hundred percent used on the ground: Governor

ITANAGAR, JAN 23:The Governor of Arunachal Pradesh Brig. (Dr.) B.D. Mishra (Retd.) visited Darak Circle, one of the interior Circles of West Siang District on 22nd January 2019. The Governor, who is on a district tour of newly formed Districts of Shi Yomi and Lepa Rada, interacted with the officials and villagers of the Circle.

Stating that road, electricity, education and health are required for progress of the society, the Governor urged upon the people to ensure that fund provided for development programmes are hundred percent used on the ground.

Emphasising on active involvement of the public in the developmental process, the Governor reiterated on transparency, honesty, accountability in utilization of developmental fund, The officials must be prepared for review and audit and where ever required, mid course correction must be made, he said.

Earlier, Local MLA Shri Nyamar Karbak briefed the Governor of the developmental activities in the Circle.

First Lady Smt Neelam Misra, who is promoting indigenous loin loom presented a DVD, titled, Buniya ki Ranggi Duniya’ to Deputy Commissioner Swetika Sachan on the occasion.

During his maiden visit to the Circle, the Governor and First Lady of the State Smt Neelam Misra paid obeisance at Benji Liine, a sacred places for both indigenous and Hindu believers. .

Earlier in the morning, the Governor, accompanied by local MLA Shri P.D. Sona inspected the Advance Landing Ground at Mechuka in Shi Yomi District. He interacted with the Air Force officials and abreast himself of the latest development.

Arunachal Rising campaign at Daporijo and Taliha

Arunachal Rising campaign

DAPORIJO | January 23, 2019:Chief Minister Pema Khandu today launched the third leg of Arunachal Rising campaign here in his Jan Sampark Yatra covering the western districts of Arunachal accompanied by MoS Home Kiren Rijiju, MLA Punji Mara, MLA Pangka Bage, MLA Dikto Yekar and other dignitaries.

Earlier Chief Minister on his arrival inaugurated the mini outdoor stadium, extension of community hall at Ekke village, CC steps and concrete railing at Ringdo Tarak and Riley Sokio, extension of Mell Botom tourist lodge, model district library & reading room, installation of solar street light at model village Taksing and Gelemo and approach road from PWD road to Gumsing model village.

Chief Minister further visited the Sarkar Aapke Dwar camp being held at Si-Donyi ground and inspected the stalls put up by different departments. Chief Minister appreciated the successful campaign carried out by the district administration and lauded for reaching out to more than 12,000 beneficiaries in more than 8 Sarkar Aapke Dwar camps conducted so far. He also appreciated the administration for registering more than 200 families for free LPG connections under PM Ujjwala yojana. On the occasion, CM gave away free LPG connections to the beneficiaries. He also felicitated the ASHA, Anganwadi workers, progressive farmers and the winners of the essay competition of Arunachal Rising campaign. He also issued certificates to the beneficiaries under National Social Assistance Programme (NSAP).

On the occasion, the CM released an Arunachal Rising campaign brochure and pamphlets that contains detail information on all flagships programmes of the state and the centre. Chief Minister appreciated the district administration for bringing out such valuable booklet and requested it to be distributed widely to the public.

Later addressing a public function, Chief Minister responding to a four point public memorandum submitted assured to address all connectivity issues as the government is giving highest priority on connectivity. He informed that under PMGSY centre has allotted about Rs 4000 crore and more funds are waiting to be sanctioned. He informed that Upper Subansiri district alone has 10-12 projects under PMGSY sanctioned.

He further informed that for construction of a new school building for Govt High Sec School of Daporijo, sanction orders for a construction of new building have been already issued. CM informed that in his visit here in last November 2017, he was shocked to see the extreme dilapidated condition of the school and hence promised for its reconstruction. He further assured that for construction of infrastructure at permanent site of the Govt Degree Model College here, a fund of Rs 15 crore will be sanctioned by Jan 30 next. He requested the concerned department to immediately submit the DPR for its immediate approval.

Arunachal Rising campaign at Taliha

Chief Minister Pema Khandu today launched the third leg of Arunachal Rising campaign in Taliha in his Jan Sampark Yatra covering the western districts of Arunachal accompanied by MoS Home Kiren Rijiju, MLA Punji Mara and other dignitaries.

Speaking at a public function, Chief Minister said road map is being prepared and state government with help from centre is working to develop connectivity in TALIHA and Nacho area. He said once connectivity improves, the region will see decrease in distress migration as people are migrating towards district headquarters Daporijio for better facilities and opportunities.

On the occasion he informed that under PMGSY, five road projects has been launched in the Nacho-TALIHA region. Informing more about development projects in the region, CM informed that more than Rs 10 crore will be sanctioned for construction of a meeting hall in Taliha. He further informed that Rs 10 crore has been sanctioned already for construction of a stadium here.

State government will reconstruct and refurbish all the infrastructures

state government will reconstruct and refurbish all the infrastructures

DAPORIJO | January 23, 2019: Chief Minister Pema Khandu today informed that the state government will reconstruct and refurbish all the infrastructures of the schools, hospitals and all government office buildings across the state that were constructed during the Union Territory days.

Chief Minister informed in a review meeting held today with the heads of the departments, govt officers and officials while taking the review of the implementation of all important flagships programmes of the state and the centre.

He said the old Assam type building constructed during UT days that has outlived its usefulness will be reconstructed in a phase wise across the state. However, challenging the task may be but the mission to phase out all such buildings will be completed, he added.

He further appealed the govt officers to begin making corrective steps for better Arunachal, else the state will not be able to come out from the rule of muscle power and money power. He said today’s youths are frustrated with the ways things are in the government and seeks to see change and desires the government to cleanse the system. He said the onus lay on people who are in the position today – to bring change and to give back to the society. He said politicians are only policy maker but real ground level implementations of govt programmes and policies has to be executed by the govt officers and hence the greater responsibilities.

Chief Minister further said he is in constant touch with the public through social, SMS and WhatsApp and received information through them about the lack of sincerity on the part of govt officers and their regular absentee from office. He appealed them to be sincere in their duty as their insincerity will affect the development of the state. He said the times have changed and thinks are not like as it used to be earlier. We can’t sit idle and the state government has to submit its performance report every two months to the PMO, said the CM and informed that PMO is constantly monitoring the performance of the state and sends back their remarks on area where the state is lagging for improvement.

Chief Minister further said the state government is always sympathetic to the cause of its government employees and had accordingly implemented the 7th CPC, increased the retirement age, implemented the tough location allowances and increased the monthly wages of its workers. He said the state government is in receipt of further submission from the govt employees for actions to be taken for their welfare. CM assured that all such genuine demands will be fulfilled in days to come.

CM launches AR campaign,dedicates water conservation project

Water supply at Hapoli

ZIRO, Jan 21: Chief Minister Pema Khandu today launched the third leg of Arunachal Rising Campaign here in a public function also attended by MoS Home Kiren Rijiju, MLA Tage Taki and MLA Likha Saaya.
On the occasion, Chief Minister dedicated the Water Conservation Project and Eco-Tourism Resort to the people of Ziro located at Siikhe village. He said the water project will ensure easy availability of water for drinking and irrigation purposes, conservation, and development of eco-tourism site. The project built at the cost of Rs 4.5Cr is estimated to give an annual income of Rs 45 lacs benefitting 48 families, said the CM. He thanked the local community for donating land for such important project, which was donated under the banner of Siikhe Multipurpose Cooperative Society. CM assured to hand over the project site and eco-tourist lodge to the society to *** the project on lease as gesture of appreciation.

Chief Minister further dedicated an Industrial Training Institute to the people of Lower Subansiri district. He inspected the newly constructed building and appreciated the quality work done by the RWD department. He said the work has been done meeting the project timeline, whose foundation was laid in November 2016 and urged the same to be emulated by other departments. He said the institute will initially begin its academic session with intake of around 70-100 students with 5 trades.

On the occasion, Chief Minister laid the foundation for augmentation of water supply for Hapoli Township with capacity of 6.32MLD. He said the project was sanctioned after persuasion with the DONER ministry with agreement on Rs 20 crore funding under NESIDS and rest Rs 8 crore from the state government. He issued strict instructions to the executing agency PHED department to complete the project within two years and said by early 2020, the project should be completed for inauguration. He said the project will almost end the water woes of Hapoli Township and will be in service for 30 years.

Chief Minister later inaugurated the memorial gate of Dani Kunia Govt Hr Sec School of Ziro, which is named after the first Agency Councillor of NEFA, late Dani Kunia. He also unveiled the bust of late Dani Kania erected inside the school campus, which was followed by a dedication song in memory of the late leader. Chief Minister paid homage to late Dani Kunia and also met his family members.

A large public meeting followed the inaugural programme, where the Chief Minister launched the Arunachal Rising campaign. Speaking at the event, Chief Minister spoke on the achievements of the team Arunachal government in the field of education, health, connectivity, education etc. He also highlighted on the important flagships programmes under the state government and central government and spoke about the number of beneficiaries being benefitted under the Sarkar Aapke Dwar programme.

He also spoke on the connectivity issues touching on the subject of mismanagements in compensation regarding the Potin-Pangin and Joram-Koloriang road. Sending out clear signal for strict action, Chief Minister said if anyone found involved in compensation scam under his government, they wont be spared. He said actions have been taken on those involved in Joram-Koloriang compensation scam with accused involving a deputy commissioner, businessmen and other high profile people. He said the compensation has now been finalised for Joram-Koloriang under strict monitoring and evaluation and will be distributed to the beneficiaries accordingly.

He said the first phase of Potin-Pangin road covering 40kms have report of excess compensation as per the compensation evaluation carried out by the government. He said the list of excess compensation paid will be put up in public domain for the public to see. Also SIC has investigated the matter and case registered. He also said actions will be taken on the govt officials who are found to have misappropriated the compensation amount. He requested the beneficiaries to return back the excess compensation amount to the state exchequer lest they should face action. Chief Minister appreciated the voluntary giving up of compensation money recently by several individuals and their assurance for zero compensation claims to facilitate speedy execution of highway works.

Further Chief Minister said under NDA govt, all works that were pending under previous government has been completed and speed up. He informed that in next month, PM Narendra Modi will come to Arunachal to lay foundation for Hollongi Airport, Sela Tunnel, inauguration of 110MW Pare HEP, Tezu Airport and for the launch of new DoorDarshan channel – Arun Prabha, a 24×7 news channel.

Governor visits Shi Yomi

Governor visits Shi Yomi

Itanagar, Jan 21:Governor asks the people to cooperate with the district administration to build up the infrastructure and amenities
The Governor of Arunachal Pradesh Brig. (dr.) B.D. Mishra (Retd.) visited the newly created District of Shi Yomi on 21st January 2019. The Governor addressed public meetings and interacted with the people at Tato and Mechuka on the day.
In his address, the Governor congratulated the people of Shi Yomi for having the new district and expressed his hope that the creation of the new district will expedite the development process for the people. He said that creation of the new district aims to bring administration to the doorstep of people. He however advised them to put in their best to get over the teething problems in the initial stage.
The Governor asked the people to cooperate with the district administration to build up the infrastructure and amenities for the people. He said that the new District will requires road, electricity and internet communication. The people must be active partners in the developmental progress by willingly providing required resources, such as land to the district administration. He also emphasised on health and education development in the District.
Accepting a memorandum from the people of the district, the Governor assured them to take up their issues with the State leadership for the welfare of the people of newly created district.
The Governor stressed on proper utilization of developmental funds with honesty, transparency and accountability.
Later in the afternoon, the Governor met the troops of Indian Army stationed in Shi Yomi. He exhorted them to continue great tradition of Indian Armed Forces in safe guarding the border. The Governor also asked them to motivate local youth to join the Indian Armed Forces.
In the evening, the Governor graced the Sonam Losar Festival celebration and greeted the people on the festive occasion.
Speaking on the occasion, the Governor, who has toured the world said that Mechuka is better than Switzerland. He suggested them to harness the tourism potential of the place. He also advised them to work with unity and make Arunachal Pradesh the best State in the country.
The Governor was accompanied by the First Lady of the State Smt Neelam Misra. Local MLA Shri Passang Dorjee Sona, Deputy Commissioner Shri Mito Dirchi and Superintendent of Police Shri Gothombu Dajangju were present on the occasion amongst others.

GoAP enhances labour wages

ZIRO, Jan21: The labour classes of the state government, both skilled and unskilled, who form the major working force at the last level of governance, but for whom the well-oiled government machinery would have come to still, are serving the people without much hullabaloo despite hardships faced by them to make ends meet.

True to his promise of offering New Year gifts to state government employees, Chief Minister Pema Khandu during the second leg of Arunachal Rising Campaign at Ziro today announced enhancement of wages for the labour class of the state government expected to bring cheers into their day-to-day lives, which had become monotonous along the years.

As per a latest government order, the initial wages on a appointment of the Un-skilled Contingent employees/casual workers/daily labourers has been enhanced from Rs. 8,000/-pm to Rs.10,000/-pm and from Rs 9,000/-pm to Rs 11,000/-pm for Skilled Contingent employees/casual workers/daily labourers. This in fact is a jump of 25% in case of Un-skilled Contingent employees and 22.22% in case of Skilled Contingent employees.

Further, un-skilled contingent employees after completing 15 years and above in service were getting fixed wages of Rs. 11,000/- pm till retirement. Khandu’s new Year gift will now enable them to be paid Rs 13000 from 15-20 year and Rs. 16,000/- as monthly wages after completing 20 years of service. Thereby, taking home additional amount of Rs. 5,000/- pm.

On the other hand, the skilled contingent employees after completing 15 years and above in service were getting fixed wages of Rs. 11,500/- pm till retirement. Now they will be paid Rs. 14,000/- as monthly wages during 15-20 year and after completing 20 years of service they will get Rs. 17000 empowering them to take home additional amount of Rs. 6000/- pm.
It may be noted that the state government has around 35000 skilled and un-skilled contingent employees working in various sectors across the state including the Auxiliary Labour Corps (ALCs). At least 5000 of these contingent employees have completed 20 years in service.
It may be noted that, concerned over the apathy of those contingency workers serving beyond 20 years and being remunerated with meager wages, Chief Minister created a new slab of above 20 years and enhanced wages to Rs 5000 and Rs 6000 respectively for skilled and un-skilled contingency workers .
The Chief Minister has affirmed to bear the additional financial implications which is coming at around 100 crores additional financial implication on the state exchequer. He has time and again pointed that the state government is not afraid to walk the extra mile in making life easier for its employees and the working class is one of the most important sections of the government.
“Due to team-work we have been able to achieve unprecedented growth in our revenue generation. Now its time for the government to give back to the team members and our working class is one of the strongest member of Team Arunachal,” he said. A New Year gift indeed to the deserving!

Year(s) of service Un-skilled
Skilled

Existing Rates w.e.f 1.4.2018 Revised Rates w.e.f. 1.1.2019 Existing Rates
w.e.f 1.4.2018 Revised Rates w.e.f. 1.1.2019
0-5 Rs. 8000/- PM Rs. 10,000/- PM Rs. 9000/- PM Rs. 11000/- PM
5-10 Rs. 9000/- PM Rs. 11,000/- PM Rs. 9500/- PM Rs. 12000/- PM
10-15 Rs. 10000/-PM Rs. 12,000/- PM Rs. 10,500/- PM Rs. 13000/- PM
15-20 Rs. 11000/-PM Rs. 13000/- PM Rs. 11,500/- PM Rs. 14000/- PM
Above 20 Rs. 11,000/- PM Rs. 16000/- PM Rs. 11,500/- PM Rs. 17000/- PM

District level workshop on IPPI

Yupia Jan 22: One day district level workshop on IPPI (NIDs) of MO i/cs and DFTI Committee meeting for 3rd round Mission Pratiksha was conducted under the chairmanship of Shri Mokar Riba,SDO Doimukh Sub-Division at ZPC conference hall at Yupia today.
The meeting started with the welcome address by Dr.R.R.Ronya,DSO,PP district. Dr. Worar Taku, DRCHO, presented the Ppt of IPPI workshop and Ppt of Mission Pratiksha. Dr. Mahesh D. Patil, RRT, WHO, also participated as resource person. He discussed at length about the issues of preparation of Micro for IPPI and RI ( Routine Immunization).
The Chairman Shri Mokar Riba appealed all to work with dedication, zeal and with sincerity so that people get the maximum benefits from health department. He also appealed all to prepare and furnish quality microplan for RI within the timeline set by the district. He appreciated the performance of the district in Mission Pratiksha rounds. The meeting was also attended by Smti P. Moyong, CDPO Yupia, Shri Tadar Kappa,APO ( education), all MO I/Cs and staffs of DRCHO office. The meeting ended with vote of thanks by DR.Tana Aruna, DVBDCPO, PP district.

The Arunachal Rising campaign led by Chief Minister Pema Khandu today reached the people of Changlang district

Chief Minister inaugurated the new District Secretariat

CHANGLANG | December 6, 2018: The Arunachal Rising campaign led by Chief Minister Pema Khandu today reached the people of Changlang district.
VISIT TO RANGSHOM HIM

Beginning the day, Chief Minister paid a visit to the ‘Rangshom Him’ – the prayer house and offered prayers to the almighty ‘Rangfrah’. Interacting with the Rangfrah believers, Chief Minister assured to develop link road for the prayer house and to provide an ambulance.

INAUGURATION OF DISTRICT SECRETARIAT

Following his visit to the ‘Rangshom Him’ – Chief Minister inaugurated the new District Secretariat building executed by PWD. Addressing the govt officers, Chief Minister lauded the executing agency for quality work and appreciated the provision for ramp facility in the building for physically challenged. He said the district secretariat across the state were funded by centre through SPA but were discontinued. Khandu informed that all such pending projects are now being taken up under state owned resources.

INAUGURATION OF WATER TREATMENT PLANT

The inauguration was followed by visit to the water treatment plant where the Chief Minister inaugurated the augmentation of water supply to Changlang township under RIDF (1.5MLD). The project will benefit the people of the town with treated water including promotion of additional infrastructure growth, said Khandu.

INAUGURATION OF ROAD PROJECTS

On his way towards public meeting venue, Chief Minister Inaugurated the 4.14km of cement concrete pavement road under Changlang township and the 36km double lane Changlang – Margherita road under CRF both executed by PWD.

LAUNCH OF ARUNACHAL RISING CAMPAIGN AT CHANGLANG

Launching the Arunachal Rising campaign at a public meeting here, Chief Minister said Tirap, Changlang and Longding (TCL) districts have in the past face deprivation in govt jobs and in getting centrally funded development schemes due to certain loopholes in the system. However, such deprivation is being addressed with reforms brought out by present government. Chief Minister said decentralization process and reforms in job sectors will provide equitable distribution of resources and fair share of development pie. He also said centrally sponsored schemes such as RIDF NEC NLCPR are now being massively implemented in the TCL region compared to earlier times when such central schemes hardly reached the region. Giving more fillip to the development aspirations of TCL districts, Chief Minister promised to start the sports academy and Sainik school in the next academic session to begin in 2019.

Taking note of the grievances of many APCS aspirants from TCL region of not being able to appear for the mains exam due to commotion during APPSCCE exam, Chief Minister said the matter is in the court and promised to bring the issue of the commission to the coming assembly session for discussion to strengthen and make it more competent. He further said state faces shortage of about 70 Circle Officers and informed that it will be filled through recruitment by APPSC and lateral entry.

Responding to public memorandum, Chief Minister said all the demands have been marked to the concerned Secretaries through e platform promising to address it. Some of the demands included creation of new circle headquarters, funds for roads, funds for VKV School, manpower issue of Rangfrah College, posting of Circle Officer and other staffs.

Earlier Chief Minister gave away cash prizes and certificates to winners of essay and painting competition for school children conducted under Arunachal Rising campaign. He also gave away cash prizes and certificates to best ASHA workers, Anganwadi workers and progressive farmers.

LAUNCHING OF ARUNACHAL RISING CAMPAIGN AT DEOMALI

Beginning his second leg of the day’s Arunachal Rising Campaign, Chief Minister laid the foundation stone for construction of 28km road from Hukanjuri to Dirok check gate via Namsang-Deomali. He also inaugurated the academic block of the Wangcha Rajkumar Govt College and laid the foundation for piped water supply (2.80MLD) for Deomali Township.

Launching the Arunachal Rising Campaign at a public function, Chief Minister lauded the district administration of Tirap for covering more than 20,000 beneficiaries through Sarkar Aapke Dwar. He said the state government will honour the best top five officers for their performance in the Jan Sunwai Sammelan in the coming statehood day celebrations.

Responding to public memorandum, Chief Minister assured to fund for the construction of mini secretariat in the next financial year. He also promised to hold talks at PCCF level for de-reservation of forest area falling under Deomali Township. He also promised to take up the construction of a new helipad in the town. Chief Minister admiring the craftsmanship skill of the locals said the state government will bring out policy to support such skills. He further promised to talk with the centre for a special economic package for the TCL region. He said the centre is always concerned about the region and exuded hope that more such support will be provided.

Governor unveils bust statue of Martyr Mihin Bagang

Governor unveils bust statue of Martyr Mihin Bagang

India defeated Pakistan 1971 war on the strength of patriotism and ‘Nation First’ spirit of the people like that of Sepoy Mihin Bagang: Governor
ITANAGAR, December 6:The Governor of Arunachal Pradesh Brig.(Dr) B.D Mishra (Retd.) on 6th December 2018, unveiled the bust statue of Martyr Sepoy Mihin Bagang of the 5th Battalion of the ASSAM Regiment of the Indian Army, who made the supreme sacrifice for the defence of the Nation on 6th December 1971. The Bust statue is very appropriately located in the school compound of the Government Secondary School, Hapoli which has, by State gazette notification rechristened as Mihin Bagang Government Secondary School, Hapoli. The occasion coincides with the 3rd Youth Rising Day celebrations of Apatani Youth Association to commemorate 47th Death anniversary of Martyr Sepoy Mihin Bagang.
Speaking on the occasion, the Governor said that India defeated Pakistan 1971 war on the strength of patriotism and ‘Nation First’ spirit of the people like that of Sepoy Mihin Bagang.
Paying tribute to the Martyr Mihin Bagang, the Governor said that Late Mihin had dreamt of joining the Indian Army and nothing could stop him from that. His mission to serve Mother India and his supreme sacrifice in the line of duty has made him immortal. He called upon the people to remember and cherish the valour of Martyr Sepoy Mihin Bagang.
Our tribute to this brave son of this beautiful valley will be to encourage our youth to follow his path and join the Army, Air Force and the Navy in various capacities, the Governor said. He urged the District Administration, political leadership and Goan Buras to motivate the youth to come forward and serve the nation through a good career which the iNdian Armed Forces provide. He also recalled with appreciation the recently conducted Pay Back to Society programme by 27 Armed Force Officers, 20 Army, 4 Navy and 3 Air Force from Arunachal Pradesh.
The Governor, while addressing the Ex-Servicemen present on the occasion exhorted them to serve the society. He also called upon the political leaders to explore avenues, where these Ex-Servicemen can be placed to contribute to the public wellbeing.
Sharing his mission and priorities, the Governor said that youth, education and cleanliness are must for the progress of a society.
I dream to see an Arunachali IAS / IPS officer in each of 29 States and 3 Union Territories of the country” the Governor said, while informing that he has already initiated for establishment of seven additional Kendriya Vidhyalayas in Arunachal Pradesh.
MLA Er. Tage Taki, President AYA Habung Tamang, Shri Radhe Millo, Secretary Capital Complex Tajang Welfare Association also spoke on the occasion. Shri Mihin Tallang Tangu presented a brief narrative on the life of Martyr Mihin Bagang.
The First Lady of the State Smt Neelam Misra, Lower Subansiri District Deputy Commissioner Shri Chukhu Taker, Superintendent of Police Shri Mihin Gambo, Heads of Department, Goan Buras and Goan Buris and general public attended the program.
A colourful cultural program dedicated to Martyr Bagang was presented by the ladies of the Apatani community and school children on the occasion.